ECE 5330

ECE 5330

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2023-2024.

Introduction to quantum physics and engineering for advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students. Topics covered include historical developments, quantum postulates, Schrodinger equation, quantum states and observables, measurement in quantum mechanics, quantum confined states in potential wells and atoms, quantum tunneling, uncertainty relations, Dirac notation, angular momentum and spin, quantum dynamics, time-independent and time-dependent perturbation theories, quantum two-level systems, quantum information and the qubit, quantum computation and quantum circuits, identical particles, quantum statistics for fermions and bosons, fundamentals of quantum statistical physics, quantization of light and the photon, quantization of simple mechanical and electrical superconducting circuits. The course will enable students to take advanced courses in areas related to electronic and optical devices, solid state physics and material science, and quantum information and computation.

When Offered Fall.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: graduate students.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: PHYS 2214, MATH 2930, or permission of instructor.

Comments More advanced homework; added term paper.

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ECE 4060

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8168 ECE 5330   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  8169 ECE 5330   DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person